GOF Hospitality Volunteers feed the troops!
The invitations are out for the Northern California Bluegrass Society Volunteer Party.
This year’s party will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at an undisclosed location. The party honors all volunteers and bands on any NCBS event or project in the past year.
Invitees should have already received an invitation from their NCBS volunteer “boss.”
If you have not yet received your invitation, contact NCBS Volunteer Party Chair (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com via e-mail or call (650) 218-9845 and he can fix you right up.
Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma.
The Northern California Bluegrass Society Committee that awards scholarships for deserving students from the NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund has announced the recipients for this weekend’s Fall Camp near Petaluma. Partial awards will go to the children of a large musical family and to a local college student, making attendance possible for these music camp participants.
Thanks to the committee and to the donors who make it all possible!
The Redwood Bluegrass Associates 2015-2016 Concert Season will be held monthly except in December. All shows are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. Beginning with this season, the concerts (except the November show) will be held at the Mountain View Masonic Lodge.
October 17 — The Piedmont Melody Makers (Alice Gerrard, Chris Brashear, Jim Watson & Cliff Hale)
November 14 — California Banjo Extravaganza (Riley Baugus, Ryan Cavanaugh, & Bill Evans, plus John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, & Jim Nunally). This concert will be held at the Etz Chayim Hall in Palo Alto.
Mountain View Masonic Lodge
January 23 — Laurie Lewis & Kathy Kallick Sing the Songs of Vern & Ray
February 20 – Danny Paisley & Southern Grass
March 19 — Mike Compton & Joe Newberry
April 16 – Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
May 7 – The Tuttles with A. J. Lee
NCBS Volunteers making the flowers GOF stage-ready.
NCBS Volunteer Party Time!
The 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Society Volunteer Party will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at an undisclosed location. The party honors all volunteers and bands on any NCBS event or project in the past year.
The esteemed invitees will receive their coveted invitations from their NCBS volunteer “bosses.” If you have not yet received your invitation, contact NCBS Volunteer Party Chair (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com (650) 218-9845 and he can fix you up.
To be invited to the party in 2016, just volunteer to help out with any of the many Society projects over the coming year.
Volunteering is fun — and NCBS Volunteers Make The Music Happen!
NCBS Volunteers hard at work at the Good Old Fashioned.
Two Week Reminder: The film submission deadline for the 2016 NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival is October 20, 2015.
2016 Call For Films
The 9th annual film festival will be held on January 31, 2016 as part of the FREE weekend-long NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival in Redwood City.
The Northern California Bluegrass Society’s Bluegrass On Broadway Festival is set for Friday-Sunday, January 29-31, 2016.
The Northern California Bluegrass Awards Show will be held on Saturday, January 30 and the NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival will take place on Sunday, January 31.
The FREE festival is made possible with principal financial support from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, the Redwood City Department of Parks, Recreation, & Community Services, the Redwood City Public Library, John Dabney, and other Redwood City area businesses and individuals.
NCBS Welcomes The 11th Annual Holiday Hootenanny
The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 11th Annual Holiday Hootenanny, presented by Scott Dailey and the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, on Friday afternoon and evening, December 11, 2015.
Details about this FREE seasonal gathering will be announced soon.
The Piedmont Melody Makers with the famed Alice Gerrard will perform on Saturday evening, October 17, 2015 to begin the Redwood Bluegrass Associates concert season.
The program will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Mountain View, the new regular RBA venue.
The Northern California Bluegrass Society has welcomed all RBA concerts since 1995.
The monthly series will continue with the California Banjo Extravaganza in November.